Grand Haven, Michigan


ELPC works from our Grand Rapids office to protect clean water and advance clean energy in Michigan. We work with allies to protect the Great Lakes from the risks of Enbridge’s aging oil pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac. We protect drinking water by supporting strong state standards for industrial agriculture. We work to transition Michigan to a renewable energy economy with more solar energy. Our attorneys engage with the Public Service Commission to hold utilities accountable, so customers aren’t left holding the bag for bad energy investments. And we work with cities and states to advance ambitious climate solutions to reduce carbon pollution.

Michigan is the center of the Great Lakes ecosystem, surrounded by four of the five freshwater lakes. As a historic leader in vehicle manufacturing and transportation technology, Michigan can lead the transition to electric vehicles. ELPC knows the challenges and opportunities to shape a healthy economy here hand in hand with a healthy environment.

Current Projects

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Clean Energy

Redeveloping Retired Coal Plant Sites

Clean Transportation

Advocating for Public Transit, Walking and Biking

Climate Change

Midwest Cities Drive Climate Solutions

Wild & Natural Places

Protecting Michigan Wilderness

Clean Energy

Thinking Beyond Wires

Clean Energy

Repowering the Rural Midwest

Related Resources

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Restoring Pure Michigan: Tackling Livestock Pollution to Protect Clean Water


E-Bike Carbon Impact Math Factsheet


REAP Success Stories


Bringing Electric School Buses to Your Community

Important Victory

Protecting Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in the Great Lakes

The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron is protected. Our Great Lakes victory is a national precedent leveraging protection for 10 other National Marine Sanctuaries and National Marine Monuments threatened with cuts and drilling.

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Make an impact in Michigan.

Help us stop pollution and protect wild places while accelerating green jobs in clean energy and transportation.